Dr Michele Bastiani
Senior Research Fellow
University of Queensland


Michele originally comes from Brazil and is a Senior Research Fellow (ARC-DECRA) at the Institute for Molecular Bioscience (UQ) working on her project “Caveolae as structural mechanosensors: a link between the intra- and extracellular environments”. As part of the CBNS, Michele works with CBNS CI Professor Rob Parton’s group on the characterisation of a new drug delivery system, the caveospheres.

Her research focuses on plasma membrane dynamics and cellular transduction of mechanical forces.

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